Dr. Chandler has assisted taxpayers with transfer pricing issues at audit and appeals in the United States and other countries, as well as by providing expert testimony in Tax Court. He has also prepared numerous studies that have been used in Advanced Pricing Agreements (APAs) and in Competent Authority negotiations. During the course of his career, Dr. Chandler has worked with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as well as various other tax authorities on transfer pricing controversy matters.
In the areas of planning and compliance, he has worked on intangible migration, licensing and cost sharing projects, providing assistance with initial design, implementation and operation, documentation and defense. Dr. Chandler has experience in a diverse range of industries, including high technology, pharmaceutical and biologics, medical devices, energy, food and beverage, diversified industrials and consumer products.
Dr. Chandler has been actively involved in providing comments to the OECD with respect to its transfer pricing guidance, and has participated in numerous discussions and trainings of tax authorities with respect to their local implementation of transfer pricing rules.
Prior to joining Economics Partners, Dr. Chandler was a lead technical advisor with respect to transfer pricing at KPMG’s Washington National Tax Practice and in support of its Global Transfer Pricing Services. Prior to that, he was Vice President at Economic Consulting Services Inc., leading its transfer pricing practice.
Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan (1978)
BA, Russian Area Studies, Dickinson College (1974)
Bloomberg Tax Management Portfolios
This Portfolio examines the availability of potential U.S. and non-U.S. external comparables that might be used to apply transfer pricing methods that depend on external comparables, including an analysis of the ranges of markups that are observed for generic sets of providers of various types of services.